Controlling Ableton objects from mxj


    Sep 10 2013 | 7:44 pm
    I have just started out using M4L and mxj and I have written my first java "Hello world "externals;) I am familiar with the Java programming language but I am still trying to get my head around the possibilities in M4L - e.g is it possible to start/stop a clip in Ableton from a Java external?

    • Sep 11 2013 | 8:41 pm
      Hi KMLL,
      the Live Api is not accessible via Java, only through JavsScript.
      cheers j
    • Sep 11 2013 | 9:29 pm
      Hi - Thank you for the reply! Javascript would be a good route to go / alternative since I have also developed quite a bit with that in the past. Do you happen to know of any good resources describing accessing ableton objects from js?
      //I noticed your username - my real name is actually also Jan:)
      Thanks Jan
    • Sep 11 2013 | 9:41 pm
      live api javascript search results,
      and specifically Post 256093
    • Sep 11 2013 | 9:52 pm
      http://cycling74.com/docs/max6/dynamic/c74_docs.html#javascriptinmax
    • Sep 13 2013 | 7:04 pm
      Thank you Christopher and Jan for the info and links. I really look forward to exploring javascript in max to access live objects:)